Ó Scolaidhe

Rev Patrick Woulfe

Ó SCOLAIDHE, Ó SCOLAIGHE—I-O Scollee, O Scully, Scully; 'descendant of Scolaidhe' or 'Scolaighe' (crier); the name of a Westmeath family who were chiefs of West Delvin until dispersed early in the 12th century, when they became erenaghs of the church of St. Ruadhan at Lorrha, in Co. Tipperary. At the end of the 16th century it was most numerous in Cork, Dublin, Carlow, Offaly and Tipperary. It is apparently the same name as Ó Scalaighe, which see.

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